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COVID result cuts short 1st Alaska cruise of stunted season

COVID result cuts short 1st Alaska cruise of stunted season

The first cruise in an already decimated southeast Alaska cruise season came to a devastating end Wednesday when a small ship carrying 36 passengers had to return to Juneau because one of the guests had tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID result cuts short 1st Alaska cruise of stunted season

VIRUS DIARY: Cycling in COVID London gives hope in the gloom

VIRUS DIARY: Cycling in COVID London gives hope in the gloom

I moved to London in 1997. I was 31. So, measuring by my London years, I’m only 24.

VIRUS DIARY: Cycling in COVID London gives hope in the gloom

Not this year: Great British summer getaway takes a pause

Not this year: Great British summer getaway takes a pause

The first Friday after schools in Britain close for the summer is always one of the busiest for the country’s airports as families escape for the warmer climes of southern Europe, from Portugal’s Algarve in the west to the island nation of Cyprus to the east. Not this year. The coronavirus pandemic has ended all that.

Not this year: Great British summer getaway takes a pause

Halifax's beloved Theodore Tugboat up for sale

Halifax's beloved Theodore Tugboat up for sale

The Theodore Tugboat replica that has long been a children's favourite in the Halifax harbour is being put up for sale as COVID-19 causes a crash in tourism revenues in Nova Scotia.

Halifax's beloved Theodore Tugboat up for sale

New York's Met Museum to open 5 days a week starting Aug. 29

New York's Met Museum to open 5 days a week starting Aug. 29

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art will reopen five days a week starting Aug. 29 after being shuttered since March 13 to curb the spread of the coronavirus, museum officials announced Wednesday.

New York's Met Museum to open 5 days a week starting Aug. 29

Outer Banks island ravaged by storms and virus restrictions

Outer Banks island ravaged by storms and virus restrictions

When Hurricane Dorian pounded the wisp of earth that is Ocracoke Island, a wall of Atlantic seawater flooded Bob Chestnut’s home, surf shop and four vehicles. Seven months later, his shop was ready for business.

Outer Banks island ravaged by storms and virus restrictions